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CFPB signals scrutiny of credit card fees

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to take a closer look at credit card fees, according to a blog post on the agency’s website. “Given the outsize role that credit card debt plays for many households, the CFPB is looking to ensure that there is robust and fair competition in the credit card market,” the bureau said.


CFPB issues order against payment processor

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed a proposed final judgement and order against BrightSpeed Solutions and its founder Kevin Howard over their alleged participation in fraudulent services and products.

CFPB seeks feedback on HMDA collection

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is asking for input on rules implementing the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act as it considers a review of their effectiveness.